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iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 19-25, 2018

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 19-25, 2018
Published: October 17, 2018 Author: George E. Mauzy Jr.

Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. Anyone with an active OHIO ID can log in and complete the form to add events that are sponsored by any OHIO planning unit or registered student organization.

So be sure to add your OHIO events, programs and deadlines to the CUE to help keep all members of our University community in the loop!

Here’s a look at a few upcoming events:

OHIO Farmer's Market  

Friday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Howard Park, 48 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 

OHIO Farmer's Market connects students with the local farmers and artist around our area. Vendors stop by each week to bring by fresh produce, art, food, sweets, and much more!

Dine-n-Discuss – LGBTness then and now

Friday, Oct. 19, noon - 1:30 p.m., Baker University Center 354, 1 Park Place, Athens OH 45701

Discussion with previous coordinators, director, and supervisor of the LGBT Center in honor of our 20th rainbowversary at OHIO. Free lunch will be available.

Voinovich Lunch and Learn | Flint, Mich. – Lessons Learned for Water Management

Friday, Oct. 19, noon to 1 p.m., Ridges Building 22, room 221, Athens, OH 45701

The Voinovich School Lunch and Learn features Voinovich School Professional Fellow Mike Zimmer with a presentation on “Flint, Michigan – Lessons Learned for Water Management.”

Mexican Theater Performance of El Merolico

Friday, Oct. 19, 7 to 9 p.m., Scripps Hall 111, Athens, OH 45701

The Mexican theater company, Efe Tres Teatro, will come to campus on Oct. 19 to perform El merolico.

THEATER: Quackery Madness

Friday, Oct. 19, 11 p.m., Kantner Hall, Hahne Theater, 19 College Street, Athens OH 45701 

Quacks, frauds, and con artists have been selling hope to the highest bidder since the beginning of commerce. This week’s show, produced by MFA playwright, John Hendel, explores this marketplace of lies and misdirection. "Madness" is a series of short plays written, cast and performed all in a single week.

Alumni Sneak Peek of Renovated Ellis Hall

Sunday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Ellis Hall, Athens OH 45701

Alumni are invited for an insiders’ look at the newly renovated Ellis Hall during Homecoming weekend.

Fall Mini Athens Beautification Day

Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Pepsi Tailgreat Park, 97 Richland Ave., Athens, OH 45701

Join the Community Service Leadership Council for the first Fall Mini Athens Beautification Day! We will be partnering with the local elementary schools in Athens County to provide beautification projects to the schools. Spaces are limited.

MUSIC: Octubafest Concert #3—Preston Light

Sunday, Oct. 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m., School of Music Recital Hall, Glidden Hall, 3 Health Center Drive, Athens OH 45701 

University Library presents a display of student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, catalogs, student publications, and other Ohio University memorabilia, some dating back to the 19th century-representing over 90 years of university events.

Law Fair Features More Than 50 Admissions Representatives

Monday, Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ping Center area D, Athens, OH 45701

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture presents a Law Fair.

George Washington Forum | North Korea: A Defector’s Perspective

Monday, Oct. 22, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., Galbreath Chapel, Athens OH 45701

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents North Korea: A Defector’s Perspective. The speaker, Jinhye Jo, is a North Korean refugee who founded NKinUSA, an organization that tries to rescue other North Korean refugees from China and Southeast Asia.

Love Yourself Week: Scale Smashing

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Howard Hall, Athens, OH 45701

Help us challenge beauty norms and the reliance on a number on the scale to determine self-worth and health. This is an opportunity to smash and/or re-purpose a scale! Love Yourself Week 2018 is sponsored by Women's Panhellenic Association, the Women's Center, the Positivity Project, and the Intersectional Feminist Alliance.

FILM: "22 Chaser" with Director Rafal Sokolowski

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court Street, Athens, OH 45701

In "22 Chaser," one of the city's last decent tow truck drivers risks everything on a desperate quest to become a chaser and provide for his struggling family, based on a screenplay by Jeremy Boxen (Imposters, Orphan Black, Killjoys), and stars Brian J. Smith (Sense8), Raoul Trujillo (Sicario), Tiio Horn (What Would Sal Do?), Aaron Ashmore (Killjoys) and John Kapelos (The Breakfast Club). This event is free and open to the public.

OHIO Football vs. Ball State

Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Peden Stadium, Athens, OH 45701

Cheer your Bobcats to victory as they compete against Ball State. Admission is free for current students with a valid OHIO ID.

Two-Time Vice Presidential Candidate Jarvis Tyner Visits Campus

Thursday, Oct. 25, 5 - 7 p.m., Schoonover Hall 145, Athens, OH 45701

Two-time Vice Presidential Candidate and the founder of the Black Radical Congress Jarvis Tyner will visit Ohio University’s campus in order to speak on several different topics.

Love Yourself Week Keynote Speaker: Bev Gooden

Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, 33 University Terrace, Athens, OH 45701

"Why I Stayed" is a revolutionary speech by Beverly Gooden, renown social activist and creator of the #WhyIStayed hashtag and global movement. In this radical talk, Gooden challenges the question “Why did he/she stay?” and reveals how the current way we interact with survivors is a house of cards.


Sunday, Oct. 21

Fall semester monthly payment plan installment #2 due

Monday, Oct. 22

Academic advising begins for spring semester registration for continuing students


Feeling lost? Visit www.ohio.edu/calendar/help/ or email calendar@ohio.edu for help.